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By Alexis Bennett
Updated Dec 07, 2015 @ 5:45 pm
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School of Rock opening night on Broadway at the Winter Garden Theatre, in New York City
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We've gotten pretty used to seeing the elegant Helen Mirren wearing glamorous dresses and ball gowns fit for a queen. But one of our favorite leading ladies decided to switch things up and really throw us for a loop during the Broadway premiere of School of Rock on Sunday evening.

The English actress literally gave us a lesson in geek chic as she stepped out with a look that would rival any school girl's. The 70-year-old actress earned an A+ for her smart ensemble, which featured a blazer paired with a white button-down with a loose purple tie. Even her black flare midiskirt with its cobalt blue belt was schoolgirl-appropriate, matched with dark stockings and black ankle strap shoes. Mirren topped off her uniform with a navy hand bang, proving you're never too old to learn a new lesson.

Helen Mirren pulls off the school girl look at the School of Rock Broadway premiere
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